wide-spreading love

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  • I do not know, save that it was centuries before the wide-spreading drift of all us Sons of the Mountain fetched into India, and that it was long before ever I was an Aryan master in Old Egypt building my two burial places and defacing the tombs of kings before me.

    Chapter 21

  • No general movement of man has been so wide-spreading, so far-reaching.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • There were no swelling muscles, no abundant thews and wide-spreading shoulders.

    A VISION OF THE NIGHT

  • Under wide-spreading ancient oaks, where the long hitching-rails, bark-chewed, and the hoof-beaten gravel showed the stamping place of many horses, he found a pale-golden, almost tan-golden, sorrel mare.

    CHAPTER II

  • And the blind man and the dog, from midnight to dawn, successfully fought off twelve men equipped with the thunder of gunpowder and the wide-spreading, deep-penetrating, mushroom bullets of soft lead.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • Above them, casting a shelter of shade from the sun, grew a wide-spreading canopy of Ponciana regia, itself a flame of blossoms, out of each of which sprang pom-poms of feathery stamens.

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • The chest was deep, it is true, cavernously deep; but there were no full-swelling muscles, no wide-spreading shoulders, no clean-limbed straightness, no generous symmetry of outline.

    CHAPTER III

  • Among other things, where the seals hauled up out of the sea, I built wide-spreading wings of low rock walls that narrowed to a cul de sac, where I might conveniently kill such seals as entered without exciting their fellows outside and without permitting any wounded or frightening seal to escape and spread a contagion of alarm.

    Chapter 19

  • Streamers of Spanish moss dripped from the wide-spreading branches of the majestic live oak lording over the backyard of the only home Wyatt had ever known.

    Risk No Secrets

  • We climbed to a grove of wide-spreading oaks on a hilltop bronze with beaten grass.

    Wildfire

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